Massive Sport and Comic Collectibles Auction at Able Auctions

Comic book auction

One of Canada’s largest collections of sport and comic memorabilia will be headed to the auction block at Able Auctions on December 1-2. The auction will offer a huge variety of rare collector items. Most items in the $2.5 million collection are factory sealed and in mint condition.

“The star of the auction is the Star Trek ‘Leaf European’ collector set, it is a real find and very rare” says Jeremy Dodd, President, Able Auctions. “With Christmas around the corner this is a great time for bargain-savvy shoppers to find their perfect gifts, whether it’s for a sports fan or a comic collector.

Some of the rarer and unique items include:

–       Leroy Neiman serigraph of Wayne Gretzky, signed by both the artist and Gretzky

–       Michael Jordan 22K gold wrapped cards

–       A signed chromium Hugh Hefner Playboy Pass Card

–       Special edition and autographed Gretzky, Dryden and Bure hockey cards

–       Over 50,000 hockey cards – purchased new  – unopened, in sleeves or plastic holders

–       Over 30,000 comics including – Superman, Spiderman, Star Trek, Star Wars, Lady Death & Battlestar Galactica. About 99% are in special plastic bags with acid free backing boards.

A public preview of all merchandise will be held Thursday, November 28 and Friday, November 29 from 12:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. at 1055 Vernon Drive, Vancouver. A selection of the collectables can be viewed online in advance of the auction at, on the “Upcoming Auctions” page.

Public Preview:

Thursday and Friday, November 29-30, 2012 – 12:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.
1055 Vernon Drive, Vancouver, B.C.

Auction Date:

Saturday, December 1 – 10:00 a.m., Sports Memorabilia
Sunday, December 2 – 10:00 a.m., Comics & Comic Memorabilia


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